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Grammy Awards 2024: Davido bags 3 nominations

Davido bags 3 nominations

By Seli Baisie Nigerian Afrobeats icon Davido has clinched three coveted nominations for the upcoming 2024 Grammy Awards. This marks a significant milestone in David Adeleke’s career, securing nominations in major categories that include Best Global Album, Best African Performance, and Best Global Music Performance. Davido’s latest album, “Timeless,” has earned him a spot in […]

Grammy Awards adds 3 new categories including Best African Performance

Grammy Awards

The Recording Academy, on Tuesday, announced it has added three new categories for the 66th Annual Grammy Awards. The categories are Best African Music Performance, Best Alternative Jazz Album, and Best Pop Dance Recording. Last year’s new additions included Songwriter of the Year and Song for Social Change. Additionally, the existing categories of producer of […]

Angélique Kidjo says the Grammys ‘need diversity’

Angélique Kidjo says the Grammys 'need diversity'

African music star Angélique Kidjo says the Grammy Awards “need diversity [and] gender equality” in order to survive. “The music industry is dominated by men, so we have to think about the whole infrastructure,” says the star, who is a trustee for the awards. The ceremony has been criticised for sidelining hip-hop in particular. No […]